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    Causal argument

    Hahn, Ulrike and Bluhm, R. and Zenker, F. (2017) Causal argument. In: Waldmann, M. (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Causal Cognition. Oxford Handbooks. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199399550.

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    Abstract

    This chapter outlines the range of argument forms involving causation that can be found in everyday discourse. It also surveys empirical work concerned with the generation and evaluation of such arguments. This survey makes clear that there is presently no unified body of research concerned with causal argument. It highlights the benefits of a unified treatment both for those interested in causal cognition and those interested in argumentation, and identifies the key challenges that must be met for a full understanding of causal argumentation.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): argument, causal argument, cognition, causation, argumentation
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Science > Psychological Sciences
    Research Centre: Birkbeck Knowledge Lab
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 19 May 2017 13:40
    Last Modified: 19 May 2017 13:48
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/15052

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